University to host candidate forum in State Senate race

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2009-10-13
Huntington, Ind.—Huntington University and HuntingtonPolitics.com are teaming up to sponsor the Indiana State Senate District 17 town hall forum at 7 p.m. on Oct. 27 at the university's Merillat Centre for the Arts.

The event is free and open to the public.

The forum will include Whitley County Councilman Jim Banks, Huntington resident and Coffee D’Vine owner Ron Fusselman, and Huntington County Commission President Tom Wall, as well as any candidate that is announced prior to the forum.

Dr. Dwight Brautigam, professor of history and chair of the Department of History and Political Science, will host the event, with Gary L. Snyder and Kris Underwood acting as the candidate moderator and the audience moderator, respectively. Snyder represents HuntingtonPolitics.com, and Underwood is an on-air personality at WAWC 103.5 in Warsaw, Ind.

Hoosieraccess.com will provide a live video web cast of the event.

For questions or press inquiries, contact Gary Snyder at (260) 479-7009.

 
 Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. In 2008, Forbes.com listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” 2009 list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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